What does sex have to do with costumes?

Halloween is a holiday where children dress up and get treats at different houses. But once you pass elementary school it becomes an opportunity for girls to dress wildly inappropriately and appear as “sluts”. Somehow most costumes turn overly sexual, especially for women. Is dressing in inappropriate costumes socially acceptable or does the excuse of a party make it justifiable? Continue reading

Who buys sex and whose can’t be sold?

Sex sells.

How many times has this philosophy been shoved in our faces through any number of social experiences?  From movies, to advertisements for food to clothing, and even books, we can not get past this historical moment where EVERYTHING (just about) is sold with sex.  Even the diaper advertisements in this country are sexualized!  Surely it has always been like this, right?

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